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Old 01-02-2012, 10:47 AM   #1
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Roof Vent ?

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We got a 2012 Jayco Swift, and it has a roof vent in the bathroom, but it does not have a fan in it, does anyone know if you can add a fan to this vent without replacing the whole vent?

This vent is next to a light, it would easy to get the power from the light to run the fan.
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Old 01-02-2012, 11:14 AM   #2
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The Vortex fan, for those that want more power from a fan but want to use their existing roof vent, around 50.00.


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You will find that you have to replace the outside part... sometimes the inside trim ring will still fit.. but that is all... worst part of the job is getting the old putty off the roof... dont forget putty on the inside of the lip on the new one and lap sealant on the screw holes and edge after it is in place...
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Old 01-02-2012, 12:09 PM   #4
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You will find that you have to replace the outside part... sometimes the inside trim ring will still fit.. but that is all... worst part of the job is getting the old putty off the roof... dont forget putty on the inside of the lip on the new one and lap sealant on the screw holes and edge after it is in place...
Seann, with the Vortex you do not have to replace the outside part, it fits in the existing vent from the inside of the trailer. Mine is a Ventline, the Vortex also fits in a few other models.
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I have a Turbo Maxx which I like because you don't have to break the roof seal and it is both a fan and rain cover. A little more expensive.
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Thanks to all that replied, I think I may try the Voretx Fan, it looks like what I am looking for.
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I have a vortex fan to replace the junk vent fan that came with the TT. My concern is the MaxxAir vent cover warns against using with high CFM fans, however they don't provide a high cfm or static pressure spec. Does any have experience with installing the MaxxAir cover with a Vortex fan in the ventline vent? Does the MaxxAir restrict airflow to a point it disrupts the Vortex fan?
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I have a vortex fan to replace the junk vent fan that came with the TT. My concern is the MaxxAir vent cover warns against using with high CFM fans, however they don't provide a high cfm or static pressure spec. Does any have experience with installing the MaxxAir cover with a Vortex fan in the ventline vent? Does the MaxxAir restrict airflow to a point it disrupts the Vortex fan?
As long as you keep the screen clear on the MaxxAir I don't think you will have any problem at all.
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